This deluxe quality 1200mm focal length, f/8 German Equatorial mounted achromatic refractor is an incredible value. An excellent choice for the serious astronomer, the C6-R is the largest telescope in its class with over 6 times the light gathering ability of a 60mm. This telescope offers outstanding light gathering ability and stability. It features premium accessories such as a heavy duty CG-5 German equatorial mount, 9x50 finderscope with bi-directional alignment screws and a spring loaded pivot support, 20mm Plossl 1-1/4" eyepiece, 2" focuser, 2x Barlow with photo adapter, adjustable aluminum tripod and much more.
CG-5 Mount. Precision engineered for stability
The German Equatorial mount has precision worm gears on both axes for extremely smooth stability. The key element that makes this system the most stable in its class is the 2" Stainless Steel heavy-duty tripod legs with larger and more substantial legs that offer excellent damping characteristics for more stable views. The CG-5 also has a convenient latitude scale for easier alignment and an optional polar finder scope for the ultimate in precision alignments.